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Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm PDT
jack london square. 17 people injured. a firefighter told us one of the trains ran a red signal and hit nose to nose with the coast star light train that was stopped at the station platform. >> we look for causes wherever there are accidents like that it is easy to blame the engineer or conductor or whoever is involved but the bottom line is there is more to the story than most folks might think. >> reporter: there were 150 passengers on the two trains. most of injuries were bumps and bruises and the serious is a broken arm. >>> a lockdown after a mountain lion was spotted near campus and one in a parking lot a my away. now, one person even got a picture of it. >> reporter: there were a few tension moments as fish and game wardens converged on this wooded area behind the parking lot here. a man reported seeing a mountain lion after 1:00 in a field next to the buffalo wild wings restaurant on monte vista avenue. they did not find evidence of a mountain lion in the area and say they don't know if the sighting was of the same mountain lion reportedly seen near an elementary school a mi
KICU
Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm PDT
saying he had to kick out the dispensory or else. >> he is evicting us or facing 40 years seizure of his property and all assets. >> reporter: there are appellants are illegal drug activity within 1,000 feet of school or a playground. >> it is not a playground it is a park. i have a contract with the town, a use permit. >> reporter: the federal government does not recognize california's medical marijuana law. she is one of 16dispen -- one of 16 dispensory fighting this. >> reporter: the national organization for the reform of marijuana laws says this is just the latest in a round of attacks on medical marijuana from the federal government. >> the barack obama administration is afraid that marijuana is proving that it can be run as a legal business. that scares them because it it contradicts the federal policy. >> reporter: we tried to contact the u.s. department today but have not heard back. they are planning hold a news conference to discus the issue tomorrow. we are live, back to you. >>> the tension that grips a south bay their hood is gone tonight after sheriff deputies shot and
KICU
Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
can see a lot of activity going on here. the mayor told us she wants to speak to campers out here but if it happens it will come after they already heard from film maker michael moore. oakland mayor's leadership was questioned by filmmaker, michael moore. more joined occupy oakland today. >> and we will not tolerate our fellow citizens being treat thad way by the people that we fund with our tax dollars. >> reporter: just 30 minutes earlier inside of city hall the mayor was admittingy regrets about tuesday night's police action in the plaza. >> i apologize because people were hurt. >> reporter: she would not, however, say why the cities allowed the tents to go back up and how long they will stay. she emphasized the need to speak with campers. an attempt that she tried last night. >> nobody, nobody wanted anybody to be hurt. this is a progressive city. we have been doing our best to support the overall movement. >> reporter: this veteran, scott olson, was hit by a police canister on tuesday night and remains in the hospital. howard jordan, who joined the mayor this afternoon, was n
KICU
Oct 17, 2011 7:00pm PDT
guy. >> dennis is a fire safety guy. he took us out on a track check. he did the same drill on the loss having as speed way. the chances of a similar crash here are slim. they are not getting up to 225 miles per hour. there is an an going effort to make the tracks and cars safer. noel walker. >>> a former sheriff's deputy says he has paid the price. he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a girl. he did 800 hours of community service and wants his three month probation terminated early. >> he faceed huge consequences. he shouldn't just take them and live with them. >> counsel's attorney says the client wants to apply for other law enforcement positions. >>> this school is striking back after burglars, harassny, and graffiti. a play section was set on fire two weekends in a row. the damage is at $50,000 per school. >>> now, to san francisco where school officials say a new program is hell h helping. they have announcing the results of a pilot program. program. it focused on 20 freshman. case managers worked with each student and the students have increased their class attendanc
KICU
Oct 12, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. they'll be used for a ski lift type section. >> it will grab sections of the main cable and pull them all the way across where the cable needs to be so they can be put in place over the next year. >> reporter: not an easy feet. the steel cable is made up of more than 17,000 wires measuring 5 millimeters each. it will haul sections of the cable up and over to the bridge tower to the other side where it will wrap around. >> we'll do that one 37 times un -- 137 times until the cable is in place. we're putting our final pieces in places right now. we have two left. there were 452 originally on the sky way. >> reporter: a spokesman says crews are in place to complete in the next few weeks. the cable will go up by january. a high wire act among the thousands of vehicles that pass by each day. >>> today's beautiful clear weather is helping them stay on schedule and they're aiming to open the bridge in 2 13. -- 2013. >> a mass murder today. 8 people are dead and a 9th is seriously injured after a gunman opened fire in a crowded salon in the town of seal beach and started shooting. he was targ
KICU
Oct 27, 2011 7:00pm PDT
first went to the hospital. his doctor gave us an update a short time ago. olson he got a visit from his parent who's flew in from out of town. >> he blossomed. it really helped. it was clear that he absolutely under stood who was there and he could communicate with them by guesture and by everything but the spoken word. he could write so he is processing information effectively. >> reporter: olson is alert and breathing on his own at this point. this is two days after injured during a protest in downtown oakland. the iraq war veteran, hit by a projectile in the head. his doctors say he suffered a two inch skull fracture that caused swelling on his brain. he has not had many visitors but aside from his parents we found out that he got a visit from the oakland mayor. >> she did share with him that she was sorry at what happened. she did share with him that they were going to have some sort of investigation in what happened. >> reporter: you can see this sreugit as we come back live. in honor of scott olson. people lighting candles in his honor. he is dog better. we found out today at
KICU
Oct 21, 2011 7:00pm PDT
get complaisant. even though we have so many supplies. it was good for us to get reprepared. the reminders helped. >> reporter: she came down to do some supply shopping with her 8-year-old son, stocking up on flashlights, food and water you. >> never know when disaster is going to happen. >> or the food is spoiled by the time disaster strikes. >> one of the biggest sellers these large water containers. because of the material they are made out of they can keep water safe for up to five years. >> it is starting to pop. >> reporter: the company's ceo says right after the two quakes yesterday online orders started pouring into the web site. >> when you actually feel the quake and it scares you, you suddenly decide it is a good time to get prepared. workers are trying to stay ahead in the surge of orders that they expect to last for several weeks. the company's ceo says it is a good idea to have enough food and water on hand to last you at least three days. we are hraouf in dublin, kt -- we are live in dublin, ktvu news. >>> unemployment went down slightly. the jobless is at 11.9% fr
KICU
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm PDT
their way to, like, scare us and to intimidate us. it's like, what did we do? really, i wasn't violent. i would totally not support any kind of violent protest. >> reporter: police closed the plaza. many businesses, though, were open but suffering with empty tables. >> nobody can come in and have lunch with us. >> reporter: right now back out here live there are a lot of cars going through. as you can hear right here are honking in support of the protesters. this does not look like it will be wrapping up any time soon. we did want to let you know that the sheriff's department tells us those people who have been arrested have been cited and released. they're not being held. so far, scenes here pretty peaceful and a lot of people are hoping it stays that way. >> and our live coverage continues with a look from high above thanks to news chopper 2. this is a look at a very large crowd, gathered at snow park in oakland. it's on the north side of lake myriad. again, this group is back at snow park. snow park was the site of a smaller secondary protest in addition to what was set up outside o
KICU
Oct 10, 2011 7:00pm PDT
people used pinehurst road to get from oakland over the hill. police tell me they expect the tree will be cleared out and then the road can open back up. >>> chief meteorologist bill martin will be here in 20 minutes with details. you can get live updates any time on ktvu.com. >>> the occupy wall street movement has spread to downtown oakland. the rain did not prevent demonstrators from gathering. participants say they wanted to show similarity and speak out against the disparity of everyday people making end meet. >> we're not lazy or stupid or anything. we're trying to get jobs and we can't get jobs. >> occupy wall street protest now under way in cities across california, including berkeley. >>> in san jose the occupy protesters are a determined group. people are all walks of life joined the protest. he was there to support college friends with degrees who you were unable to find work. another man taking part, saying the occupy site is getting at least hundreds e-mails day. >>> around the nation the anti- wall street protest shows no signs of slowing. tomorrows the u.s. senate i
KICU
Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm PDT
promoter, another planet entertainment has been using temporary workers here to set up for the event because of the labor dispute. >> reporter: san francisco police were call inside but no one was cited. then, late in the day the stage hands union got word of a settlement. >> this picket line is over. thank you, all. solidarity forever. >> reporter: the union president says the mayor's office got both sides talks again. >> when it comes to this action it is a matter of huge communication break down. that is not good. we should have all worked together. >> reporter: the promoters are pleased and happy concertgoers will not walk by picket hines this weekend. >> it is a very uncommon situation. we are glad to have it behind us and look forward to the beautiful weekend ahead. >> promoters are predicting 15,000 people a day will make their way to treasure island to hear music from a number of indy rock bands including "death cab for cutie." vendors say they watched this event grow every year. >> we are looking forward to this the most. mostly the weather. last year it rained on sunday and
KICU
Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm PDT
tellus the occupation is bad for business. they told us so far the protest hasn't caused vendors to lose their spaces. for continuing coverage of the protest including other actions around the bay area. click on the tab at the top of our homepage at ktvu.com. >>> now to our economy watch and tonight apple shares are taking a hit in after hours trading following an earnings announcement that fell short of expectations. they posted earnings of more than 6 and a half billion dollars. that's up 50% from a bit ago but short of what analysts expected. apple sold 17 million iphone over the quarter which ended in september and does not include sales of the new 4 s. shares are down more than 6%. >>> yahoo announced lackluster earnings with revenue falling 5%. shares of the company closed down 1 and a half% but are up slightly in after hours trading. >> the irs is investigating offshore deals that helped goggle avoid paying income taxes. it includes youtube back in 2006. they cut the tax bill by about $1 billion by shifting profits offshore. goggle calls it routine. >>> optimism returned to w
KICU
Oct 19, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. overpasses and bridges have serious structural problems. the group used federal data for the report and concluded more money needs to be spent to replace or to repair aging bridges. >>> a portion of southbound highway 101 in san francisco was closed for about 6 hours after a firey accident. a big rig overturned and caught fire where the freeway crosses over 16th street. the big rig was loaded with cement. a highway patrol spokesperson says it was costly. >> there's a cost from the overturned tanker itself. as far as the damage to property, the bridge railing and other things, once it is completed, caltrans goes after it. >> the freeway was fully re- opened before noon, two people were injured in the crash,. >> one woman driving in front of that accident is called a hero tonight. she jumped into action to save the driver of that truck. >> 22-year-old williams and adult daycare worker was driving her daughter to school a few hundred feet ahead of the accident. >> i see this guy standing in the middle of the fire and i'm like oh, my gosh. >> the williams pulled over and warned her daug
KICU
Oct 4, 2011 7:00pm PDT
use. he drew out about $10,000 each year. in 2008, more than 50 $50 thousand. another $9700 in 2009. >> we thought it might be a few $2009. >> we thought it might be a few thousand dollars here and there. we encounters a significant amount of theft going on. >> he was dismissed prior to the investigation for an unrelated reason. a current officer was also arrested for embezzling about $40 thousand acting as treasurer. >> he had a check for $10,000 we traced to his personal bank account. >> reporter: a friend asked not to be on camera and said she was in shock. >> it's hard for me to believe. he will always be the one to keep you out of trouble or give you the right advice. >> reporter: bail was set at 25 $25 thousand. one was released this evening. he's scheduled to be in court wednesday afternoon. >> a big turn out is expected at today's oakland city council meeting which talks about a measure to combat violence. a teen curfew would prohibit minors from being outside between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on friday and saturday. exemptions are made for teens who work or are with adults. a s
KICU
Oct 26, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. we'll send it back to you. >> this follows a chaotic night in oakland when police repeatedly used tear gas to disperse a group of about a thousand people. protesters and police squared off. they arrested 97 people. at about 5:00 p.m., oakland mayor made her first comments about last night's violent confrontation. the question tonight will be the final balance between what the mayor called the best and the worst of oakland. one of the occupy protesters is hospitalized tonight in critical condition after one of the non-lethal connisters thrown by police exploded in his face. we're live at high land hospital with our own video that appears to show the officer throwing the object at the crowd directly around the man. >> reporter: i talked to one of his roommates. he says tonight scott is in critical condition, but he is stable. i want to show you a picture that he just shared with us of scott. this is scott olsen, the marine who was injured. we do have that video that shows the moment last night when he was hurt. it was chaotic. and scott olsen who's seen two tours of war in iraq foun
KICU
Sep 30, 2011 7:00pm PDT
everything away from us. they want good patient satisfaction for us but want layoffs. >> i talked by phone and they asked for proof that the drop off is more than a seasonal drop that happens every summer and they have yet to receive the proof. a mother of a patient expretsed concern. >> reporter: as a parent i would be concerned about layoffs. we need all of the nurses that we can get. >> they came out through my urinary tract and painful. >> reporter: he had painful kidney stones and heed the care was excellent. he understands the challenges of this economy. >> hospital is like any other business. you have to look at the overhead, cost relative to what it has to do. >> they need more nurses, not less. just in time for flu season. back to you. >>> wall street ended the 3 -- 3rd quarter says they earned less but spent more. it rose .2%. incomes fell 1/10th of a%. the poorest showing in two years. the data shows that people are tapping into their savings to pay for everyday expenses. >>> on wall street, the dow dropped 240 points or 2.2% to chose below 11,000. the nasdaq was down 65 points.
KICU
Oct 3, 2011 7:00pm PDT
was shot. before he died, far away for us. >> reporter: he was walking home from a party last year with his fiance. two robbers attacked them. killing him. it was his #3e8 birthday 28th birthday. >> it's -- 38th birthday. >> it's hard to believe we will not see him again. >> it has received a lot of attention and the government has requested me to look after this case and support family. >> reporter: the family came hoping people here in the bay area will help them. >> very terrible for us. horrible. i'm not angry . i want justice. >> reporter: police say that the suspects are the descriptions are vague but strongly believe that somebody out there knows something about this homicide. there is a $20,000 reward. you can remain anonymous and help give this family some measure of peace. jana katsuyama, channel 2 news. >> the bay area preparing for a wet week as early rainstorms are expected to intensify throughout the week. public work crews were out today clearing debris from gutters to clear the way for the runoff. the highway patrol is urging motorists to drive carefully. the chp sa
KICU
Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm PDT
is used for children's programs, tutoring and kinds of community activities but on thursday at 10:00 a.m. all of this will become a courtroom with community volunteers as judges. >> in this neighborhood you do get a lot of proceedings and this is one example. >> reporter: lisa says graffiti is one of the low level crimes she sees in her neighborhood. according to the district attorney's office, every year about 10 to 15,000 misdemeanor citations are given out for low level crimes like vandalism, loitering and other minor offenses even for taxicab fair ovation. it may take a year before justice is served. >> often a lot of those cases fall through the cracks because it takes so long for them to get there. >> reporter: that's why the da announced today he's expanding the neighborhood courts program that puts justice in the hands of community volunteers. >> it's a group effort not one person but a team effort and a group effort. >> reporter: lisa is one of the 150 volunteer community adjudicators trained so far. they proved to be faster resolving cases in 12 days with just one meeting u
KICU
Oct 7, 2011 7:00pm PDT
for the family. but i think it made us stronger and choser in different ways. >> it meant that we had to come together as a unit. >> reporter: the pentagon plans to withdrawal the troops next year and turn military control over to afghanistan in 2014. >>> california's children are going to have to spend another two years riding in safety seats. governor brown assigned a bill requiring them to use it until they are eight years old or taller than 4 '9. >>> surveillance video offers new proof of mountain lions. where these big kalts were found. -- cats were found. >>> the high school game of the week is royal at bishop. we have highlights already. fireworks. >> the rain clouds moved out of the bay area. the rain remains in place. the areas that will be in the 40s first thing in the morning. the one direction that temperatures will be heading this weekend state farm. this is jessica. hey, jessica, jerry neumann with a policy question. jerry, how are you doing? fine, i just got a little fender bender. oh, jerry, i'm so sorry. i would love to help but remember, you dropped us last month. ye
KICU
Oct 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT
be struggles as the country moves towards democracy. >> let us recognize, immediately, that this is only the end of the beginning. the road ahead for libya and its people will be difficult and full of challenges. >> president barack obama said nato's mission in the country will end but the united states will still stand behind libya. >> you have won your revolution. and now we will be a partner as you forge a future that provides dignity, freedom and opportunity. >> reporter: barbara hall, reporting. >> many libyan americans here in the bay area are celebrating the end of the regime after 48 years in power. a fremont family spent much of the day scanning television coverage of events waiting until they were satisfied that he was gone. confirmation of the death generated a rush of emotion. >> now, they feel like they belong to the country and it is theirs. gadhafi stole that from them. >> reporter: the national muslim group, care, says the important thing is the libyan people hold their own destiny. >>> the liberation of libya began with a spring uprising that swept severalinations e
KICU
Oct 24, 2011 7:00pm PDT
in one oakland neighborhood to tell us why the residents are so angry. >> reporter: some of the petition signatures came from right here as well as throughout the city. i called the city clerk and she told me that the last time they had a petition for a recall effort was back in the 1950s for a city counsel position. >>> they filed their position with the mayor's office and oakland city clerk. organizers say they collected 71 signatures who want to recall mayor kquan. they fault the mayor for public clashes. >> it is real clear the people of oakland want to recall her because she has ignored the city's most pressing issues. >> we have crime and people leaving this city by the horse. >> her assistant said she was out of business and had no comment. going over the recall petition we pinpointed on this map. each person who signed their name. petition organizers admit they never voted for her in the first place. so we asked those who did vote for her and what they think. >> it's very disappointing because i did vote for her. i thought there would be change in the neighborhoods and s
KICU
Oct 5, 2011 7:00pm PDT
world. i'm sandra endo, reporting. >> we contacted steve wozniak this evening. he told us he is not ready to talk yet. in san francisco, people told us jobs will be remembered for how he changed the way technology is used. >> i think we're going to remember him as someone who's completely powerful, great. he changed technology like unbelievably crazy. >> i think he's going to be remembered as someone who really understood what the consumer wanted n terms of design, usability, functionality. kept that laser sort of pose the entire time. >> apple released a statement saying his brilliant energy and countless ininnovations. our hearts go to his family and all those touched by his extraordinary gift. you can find more at ktvu.com. we post'd a special tab with a slide show and an interactive time line looking back on his life. >>> our continuing coverage in the south bay, a man suspected of shooting and killing three coworkers. we have a photo of the suspect. witnesses identify him as armed and dangerous. he shot nine people at the kooper turks no. he tied to take sunnyville and cupertin
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